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Departmental Premises, Walthamstow (Political Meetings)

Volume 958: debated on Monday 20 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment why extreme Left wing demonstrators have been allowed to use the forecourt of his Department's premises at Walthamstow for political meetings.

Four "Right to Work" campaigners recently demonstrated against the Government on the forecourt of my Department's premises at Waltham-stow. My Department did not give authority for this attack on itself. The police were informed, but the occurrence did not call for further action.

asked the Secretary of State for Employment why he has not yet replied to the letter of 25th September from the hon. Member for Waltham Forest, Chingford, concerning the political meetings held on the forecourt of his Department's office at Walthamstow on 22nd and 30th August.